injectable fillers

Refyne And Defyne: What These Fillers Can Do For You

Restylane Refyne and Restylance Defyne are the new fillers on the block, offering smoother consistency and lesser visibility during facial expressions. Defyne provides better structural support for deeper wrinkles and folds, while Refyne has more flexibility and can be used in shallower wrinkles and folds. They work well in areas where you have lines from muscle movement, since they move with you like your collagen. There are plenty of other fillers out there in the…

acne scar removal

The Evolution Of Acne Scar Removal Technology

Scars due to blemishes can cover a significant portion of shoulders, back, chest and face. They distort the skin texture, making it impossible to recover. Initially, there were only few alternatives to deal with such issues. However, in the past decade or so, the acne scar removal technology has advanced by leaps and bounds. Let us take a look at its evolution. Skin Grafting One of the very first treatment methods to be employed for…

wrinkle myths

Don’t Fall For These Wrinkle Myths!

Anti-Wrinkle Myth #1: Good Genetics Mean Fewer Wrinkles Lifestyle factors, not genes, affect the rate of our skin’s aging. A daughter in her twenties who gorges herself on fast food neglects wearing sunscreen at the beach, and generally takes bad care of herself will look older and have bad skin quality than her 60 years old mother who wears her sunscreen and follows a healthy diet. While these two share genes, the daughter neglecting her…

Brazilian Butt Lifts

Brazilian Butt Lifts: To Do Or Not To Do?

Brazilian butt lifts use the method of grafting to transfer fat from other body parts and introducing it into the buttocks. This is different from butt augmentation that uses implants to improve the aesthetic quality of the buttocks. Inserting fat into the body appears to some people to be contradictory in the face of such popular treatments as liposuction that is used to reduce the fat content in specific parts of the body. Actually, fat…

Restylane And Restylane Silk

Know The Difference Between Restylane And Restylane Silk

Lately, have you looked at yourself and to your demise you notice your beauty fading or your facial features are not as they were a few years ago? Have you noticed wrinkles, thinner lips or even fine lines on your face? Do not worry. Technology for facial procedures is here to save you. There are dermal fillers introduced to help give your skin that boost back to youth you need. They are injected to the…

eyelid lift or forehead lift

Should You Go For An Eyelid Lift Or Forehead Lift?

The eyes are usually one of the first facial features that attract people to you. As you age, some changes occur that will cause puffy eyelids and formation of eye bags that may exaggerate your age. To some people, their eyelids tend to hang lower than the usual position. This causes a blockage of the peripheral vision or difficulty in opening the eyes completely. If either one of these qualities describe you, consider plastic surgery.…

laser skin resurfacing

Conditions That Laser Skin Resurfacing Treats

Most people know skin resurfacing as microdermabrasion. However, these two clinical terms mean different. Microdermabrasion is applied to treat a wide range of common skin conditions while skin resurfacing offers a deeper level of treatment. Also known as laser skin resurfacing, this form of treatment is often used to erase age spots and acne scars, tighten the skin and reduce wrinkles as well as treat a variety of blemishes. There are two types of lasers…

tubular breasts

Causes And Treatments For Tubular Breasts

Tubular breasts involve one or both breasts that are asymmetrical and they appear to have a swelling of the areola. It is not very clear what causes this condition however it mostly happens in girls during their puberty. Some medical experts suggest that tubular breast are a result of abnormal gland development caused by collagen excess in the fascia and other connective tissue components that change the shape of the breast. It is unfortunate that…

inner you

Discover The Inner You

We are all different, unique and individual - it is the inner you. However, there are some traits we all share. One of those traits is wanting to be better. There are not many people in the world that are completely satisfied with their appearance. Perhaps they want smoother skin, or a smaller nose, or maybe bigger breasts, or perhaps weigh less, or any number of different characteristics. The fact is we are who we…

body image dysmorphia

How Plastic Surgery Can Help Body Image Dysmorphia

Body dysmorphia is a condition where a person is unable to actually see themselves as they are. It is a mental condition that causes them to home in on aspects of their body, considering themselves to be “ugly.” They often try to hide or disguise the affected part of the body. People who have body image dysmorphia often have other conditions as well. For example, they can be more anxious about life than many others.…